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Columbus School Levy, Part IV: More on Collective Bargaining Agreements and District Spending

On November 5, 2013, Columbus voters will consider an additional levy of 9.01 mills to fund Columbus City Schools.  For the Columbus taxpayer, this levy will add around $315 in new tax burden for every $100,000 of residential property value.  This tax …

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Columbus School Levy, Part III: Collective Bargaining Agreements and District Spending

On November 5, 2013, Columbus voters will consider an additional levy of 9.01 mills to fund Columbus city schools.  If approved, approximately 11%, or $8.5 million, would go to charter schools, while the majority of the $76.6 million a year …

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Columbus School Levy, Part II: The Data Scandal

On November 5, 2013, Columbus voters will consider an additional levy of 9.01 mills to fund Columbus City Schools.  If approved, approximately 11%, or $8.5 million, would go to charter schools, while the majority of the $76.6 million a year …

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Columbus School Levy, Part I: Putting the Cart Before the Horse

On November 5, 2013, Columbus voters will consider an additional levy of 9.01 mills to fund Columbus city schools.  For the Columbus taxpayer, this levy will add around $315 in new tax burden for every $100,000 of residential property value.  This tax …

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More Discussion on Budget on State of Ohio

Here is part 2 of our Greg R. Lawson’s discussion of the state budget with Karen Kasler of the Statehouse News Bureau and Jon Honeck of the Center for Community Solutions.  

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Teachers Unions Battle Change in Chicago

Ohioans should be closely watching what happens in Chicago.  Mayor Rahm Emanuel is not exactly a shrinking violet when it comes to supporting unions.  He is, after all, the former Chief of Staff to President Obama who attracts significant support …

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Westerville to Vote on Repealing Portion of Past Operating Levy

According to the Columbus Dispatch, residents of Westerville will have the opportunity this November to repeal 6.71 mills of an 11.4 mill operating levy that was passed back in 2009. A group called Taxpayers for Westerville Schools recently submitted over …

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